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Do some shopping with an ethical spin at Galeria Namu, a fair-trade traditional arts and crafts shopping area showcasing the work of local artisans and craftspeople. Survey the wide array of art and other ornamental ephemera from a variety of indigenous cultures, including woven Wounaan baskets, Bribrí canoes, Huetar reed mats, Chorotega ceramics, Guaymí dolls, and Boruca masks, as well as a wide range of modern Afro-Caribbean artisanal crafts. If considering a visit to these cultures in person, inquire about reserving tour arrangements at the gallery. Discover how to plan a San Jose trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
Galeria Namu Reviews
This is a nice little shop with amazing local artwork. This is a great place to buy something truly unique from Cost Rica. The staff are pleasant and very knowledgable. more »
Très beaux objets mais certains à très forts prix (paniers tressés), ce qui limite la possibilité d’encourager les communards autochtones. J’ai tout de même acheté quelques objets abordables car tout ... more »Very beautiful objects but some at very high prices (braided baskets), which limits the possibility of encouraging the native Communards. I still bought some affordable items because everything is quality in this gallery! I highly recommend even if only for the pleasure of the eyes!
Excuse me people - the gallery is quite open everyday. Please correct the "Closed" tag on this location
Awesome place! Connell is incredibly knowledgeable about indigenous culture. He is very careful when working with indigenous groups using fair trade and sustainability practices. Good prices and a large percentage of his sales goes back to the artist.
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